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I went with the AEM 30-300 wideband gauge. Super easy to read the digital display. And I agree about the white face might reflect unwanted light.


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Ive always used japanese branded gauges like defi and greddy. They have been solid for me, aesthetically pleasing and depending on the application the blackout face or peak/hold features have been great for me. Many have low reflection glass too

I had a bad experience with some mechanical autometer gauges in the past a very long time ago and once i went to electronic japanese gauges i never looked back. At some point needles went to TFT style but i cant stand that and i think my brain processes a needle position better than seeing a digital numeric value.

I have never heard of speedhut, but i love all the customizable options you can do! Really sweet.
 

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Defi are nice, agreed.!!! Ya I was tryin to match up the OEM style, hope these wirk out mechanically….

Damn; this cutting compound and polish are ridiculous. I mean this is amazing. Damn this sh!t is gonna look good! Dallas paint correction video, thank you
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I do have a few of those heat cracks on the ‘good’ hood but its all gravy. Literally took out every scratch that wasnt down to paint/primer and stain, spot, everything
 

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Ive always used japanese branded gauges like defi and greddy. They have been solid for me, aesthetically pleasing and depending on the application the blackout face or peak/hold features have been great for me. Many have low reflection glass too

I had a bad experience with some mechanical autometer gauges in the past a very long time ago and once i went to electronic japanese gauges i never looked back. At some point needles went to TFT style but i cant stand that and i think my brain processes a needle position better than seeing a digital numeric value.

I have never heard of speedhut, but i love all the customizable options you can do! Really sweet.
So far my auto meter gauges have been solid.
In fact I was glad I installed a fuel pressure gauge. Helped me diagnose a bad Walbro 450 fuel pump that after a few months would only produce 5 psi fuel pressure.

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Wow. Nice.

I just had mine repainted instead of wearing out my elbows....LOL
 

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ya no worries, that red jewel prolly looks pret-ty damn sweet with a fresh clear etc.
I tried the dent puller thing, pretty jenky but I think it worked a little bit on one dent, I think it was too cold in the garage this morn, around 35 in and 25 outside, but that's nbd I'll let things warm up and give it another go. de badged everything also, just used a little goo gone adhesive remover, a tad time consuming but it worked well
 

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Workin on tidying up the gauge wiring, speedhut does a good job with instructions and including the needed stuff, I’m just removing unnecessary daisy-chained connectors etc. I went with the AFR gauge having the aluminum bezel to catch my eye more, but I’m not aure about it, should have went with the white face like the tach, maybe I’ll change that. Arrgh nbd. How are others placing their gauges, any preferences you have on order etc? Curious. I do like how GM does it, right- all gauges are basically pointing the same direction (straight up) when in normal operating range. Kinda difficult to do without clocking these extra gauges all wackatoo like.
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On my turbo Honda I have the gauges clocked so when everything is normal all needles are facing up, I'll look for a photo for reference.

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i guess it doesn't look too crazy. ya i might do that. ooh pyrometer. snazzy.! ya could be useful, nice addition. too high speed for me tho lol. guess that makes more sense on a turbo setup, but more gauges the merrier imo. i should get dual widebands tbh
 

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On my turbo Honda I have the gauges clocked so when everything is normal all needles are facing up, I'll look for a photo for reference.

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What does that windshield sticker say?

"No idling" something?
 

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Yeah they have reminders on our inspection stickers, there's another that says, wipers on lights on. But ya save gas should not even be a thought on this board.

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Let me know what Dave at active interchiller says. I sent an email a few weeks ago and haven’t heard back yet. I have everything else ready to install with a new tune just waiting for my interchiller.
 
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